Laurel, MT

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Laurel, MT Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Laurel Housing Market Information

With a population of 6,791, 2,882 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $209,026, Laurel real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Laurel, accounting for 65.24% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Laurel include mobile homes or trailers ( 15.41%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 9.93%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 6.52%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Laurel. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 66.22% of Laurel's homes, and 54.68% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Laurel built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Laurel built between 1940-1969 ( 26.17%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 17.08%). There's also some housing in Laurel built between 2000 and later ( 7.59%).

Laurel Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Laurel have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 23.70%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Laurel house appreciation rate of 2.15%.

Over the last year, Laurel appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Laurel's appreciation rate has been 2.83%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Laurel were at 0.83%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 3.36%.

Relative to Montana, our data show that Laurel's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 80% of the other cities and towns in Montana.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,121,000 0.0
$841,001 - $1,121,000 0.0
$560,001 - $841,000 0.0
$449,001 - $560,000 0.0
$336,001 - $449,000 2.6
$224,001 - $336,000 28.7
$112,001 - $224,000 50.2
$56,001 - $112,000 8.0
$0 - $56,000 10.5

Average for MT
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
35.2408759124088 52.34375

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Laurel Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2018 Q4 - 2019 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2018 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2017 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2014 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2009 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2019 Q1
97.44% 3.60%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$855 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 66.22
Renters 33.78
Vacant 3.68

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 7.6
1970 - 1999 49.2
1940 - 1969 26.2
1939 or Older 17.1

Types of Homes

Single-Family 65.2
Townhomes 2.9
Small Apt. Buildings 6.5
Apt. Complexes 9.9
Mobile Homes 15.4
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.31
1 Bedroom 11.46
2 Bedrooms 26.84
3 Bedrooms 39.14
4 Bedrooms 15.54
5 or more bedrooms 4.71

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